Tucker Carlson calls out Sen. Richard Burr for selling stock when he learned how devastating coronavirus would be “There is no greater moral crime than betraying your country in a time of crisis.”

Should be expelled from the Senate IMO, regardless of the legality of congressional insider trading. FYI he sold a lot more than hotel stocks, though those were the most common he sold. Yesterday when the stories broke, none of them went so far as to actually list them, so I pulled the financial disclosures myself:

02/26/2020 disclusure:

efdsearch.senate.gov/search/view/paper/c5ce97f8-72c9-4067-b789-34b656af4fb4/

02/27/2020

efdsearch.senate.gov/search/view/paper/156b69ba-6f48-4a32-b796-707093c476c6/

Aon PLC (“global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions”)

GCI Liberty Inc (communications provider)

Extended Stay America Inc (Hotel chain)

Abbvie Inc (biopharmaceutical company)

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (industrial coating company)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp (investments company)

Colfax Corp (company that makes welding, air and gas handling equipment, and medical devices)

Centurylink Inc (communications, network services, security, cloud solutions, voice and managed services)

Dorman Products Inc (automotive products and home hardware)

FedEx Corp (delivery services)

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd (property, casualty, insurance and reinsurance, investment management, and insurance claims management)

MKH (? can’t find a definitive answer on this one right away)

3M Co (industry, worker safety, health care, and consumer goods)

Park Hotels & Resorts Inc (real estate investment trust focused on hotel properties)

Everest Re Group Ltd (reinsurance company)

Extended Stay America Inc (Hotel chain, again)

Constellation Brands Inc (producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits)

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Inc (hotel and resort chain)

CSX Corp (rail transportation and real estate)

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Four senators offloaded stock after classified briefings about coronavirus…

Republican warned donors while downplaying threat publicly…

Others Sold Holdings Around Same Time…

 

 

h/t Shwoogin